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Saturday, November 02, 2019

Smugglers have basically modified your standard issue cordless power tool that you could find at your local hardware store to saw through the new portions of the wall in just minutes. Border agents told the Post that after the smugglers slice through the barrier's steel-and-concrete bollards, they are able to push the steel through, creating a passageway big enough to fit humans and drugs.

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"Because the bollards are so tall"and are attached only to a panel at the very top"their length makes them easier to push aside once they have been cut and are left dangling," engineers consulted by the Post said. The smugglers are then able to replace the cut out portion of the bollard in order to avoid detection, allowing them to reuse the hole. Almost, you know, like that ancient foil of walls everywhere: a door.

#1 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-11-02 02:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

No one could have possibly imagined that this could happen except for all of the people who said this would happen.

#2 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2019-11-02 05:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 6

Criminal-coddling Leftists will probably donate to a power-saw fund.

#3 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-11-02 05:33 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Criminal-coddling Leftists

#3 | Posted by nullifidian at

You are a member of the Far Right Wing.

#4 | Posted by Zed at 2019-11-02 06:54 PM | Reply

Trump was never serious about having an effective wall, because Trump is never interested in thinking.

#5 | Posted by Zed at 2019-11-02 06:55 PM | Reply

"creating a passageway big enough to fit humans and drugs."

THE SPICE MUST FLOW!

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-11-02 07:00 PM | Reply

#5, you're half right. Trump was never serious about having a physical wall, despite leading many of his supporters to believe he was, precisely because of things like this. It's the idea of a wall that's far more effective, politically.

Also, criminals break into people's houses using cheap and common objects all the time. That proves that locking your doors and windows is ineffective, eh?

#7 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-11-02 08:17 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Walls are immoral.

i2.wp.com

#8 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-11-02 08:26 PM | Reply

Evan McMullin @EvanMcMullin

Peak Trump is spending years demonizing immigrants while promising a "great, great wall" paid for by Mexico only to violate the Constitution to steal funding from our troops for a limited, little wall that smugglers can cut through in ten minutes with cheap cordless handsaws.
5:41 PM - 2 Nov 2019

#9 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-11-03 12:58 AM | Reply

Criminal-coddling Leftists will probably donate to a power-saw fund.

#3 | Posted by nullifidian

Pathetic brain dead burnouts will probably post sneering, worthless posts on the DR.

Seriously, why do you bother posting here? I at least try to fulfill the public service of reminding the stupid that they're stupid.

You just seem to fill time and space. Which is a pretty pathetic existence.

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2019-11-03 01:05 AM | Reply

"Seriously, why do you bother posting here?"

Elderly, semi-mobile shut-in...nothing to do, no where to go.

#11 | Posted by Angrydad at 2019-11-03 08:56 AM | Reply

"Seriously, why do you bother posting here?"

Addiction to the Democratic Derangement Syndrome that he has "evolved" into?

#12 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-11-03 09:05 AM | Reply

saw through the new portions of the wall in just minutes.

BS!!!!!

#13 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-11-03 09:43 AM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

A 100 dollar cordless power tool that can cut concrete and steel I call shenanigans.

A cordless angle grinder will cost you 130 for a cheap one and abrasive blades are base price 10 bucks. So you have 140 in the job not 100. That would pretty much be 1 time use as well because it's so cheap you would jack it up on one job. A good one with good blades that could do it multiple times would hit close to 300.

You are welcome smugglers.

#14 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2019-11-03 09:55 AM | Reply

Power Saws Without Borders are accepting donations. For pennies a day you can empower oppressed queque-jumpers and give them the right to free stuff paid for by you.

#15 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-11-03 11:49 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Blah blah leftists blah blah."
-Nulli again. I'm done looking for the day.

#16 | Posted by blackheartsun at 2019-11-03 11:53 AM | Reply

Power Saws Without Borders are accepting donations. For pennies a day you can empower oppressed queque-jumpers and give them the right to free stuff paid for by you.

#15 | Posted by nullifidian

Makeshift ladders, rope, tunnels ... the 'wall' doesn't work. Hell, when Trump visited McAllen, a border patrol agent showed him two recently dug tunnels.

Arresting employers does work, but Trump & Co aren't focused on them.

#17 | Posted by americanunity at 2019-11-03 12:10 PM | Reply

Not one new mile of wall, just replacements paid for with stolen money from asbestos abatement programs for military families.

Oh, and Mexico was supposed to pay for it.

#18 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-11-03 12:11 PM | Reply

We could halt illegal immigration to 0 but we wouldn't be very popular with the international community. It would entail militarizing the border. The uproar would reach a fever pitch once the news started showing clips of border agents firing upon immigrants with AR15's.

#19 | Posted by byrdman at 2019-11-03 12:17 PM | Reply

We could also halt illegal immigration by making hiring an illegal a capital offence and executing a few hundred CEOs.
It would be much cheaper than a wall. Just a hundred bullets.

#20 | Posted by bored at 2019-11-03 12:20 PM | Reply

The opposition to border crossing is not because the illegals take jobs. It is because they are brown.

#21 | Posted by bored at 2019-11-03 12:22 PM | Reply

#19 Your violent fantasy would only stop around half of illegal immigration.

The people who overstayed their visas would be unaffected.

Actually they'd have more job opportunities, since there would be fewer illegals to compete for the same amount of illegal jobs created by the illegal job creators.

#22 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-11-03 12:37 PM | Reply

Well Snoofy I figure that if the govt decided to start shooting at border crossers It wouldn't take long for them to start executing illegal aliens they caught already within our borders. Nothing is going to happen though because the wealthy elite love cheap labor.

#23 | Posted by byrdman at 2019-11-03 03:06 PM | Reply

That proves that locking your doors and windows is ineffective, eh?

#7 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-11-02 08:17 PM | Reply | Flag:

Those goal posts heavy?

#24 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-11-04 06:38 AM | Reply

Nothing is going to happen though because the wealthy elite love cheap labor.

#23 | Posted by byrdman at 2019-11-03 03:06 PM | Reply | Flag:

Including Fat Nixon.

But the wall was never meant to stop drugs, immigrants and human trafficking.

It was meant TO LOOK like it was stopping them AND give fat cost+ contracts to well connected donors to build the useless monstrosity.

#25 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-11-04 06:41 AM | Reply

Criminal-coddling Leftists

#3 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-11-02 05:33 PM | Reply | Flag:

Wipe the orange off your face before you say that.

#26 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-11-04 01:18 PM | Reply

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